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Today in Hawks Around Town – Brookland

by Prince Of Petworth February 3, 2017 at 11:10 am 9 Comments

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“Here’s picture of a sharp-shinned hawk I took this week in my backyard in Brookland. It often visits my bird feeder in search of house sparrows.”

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  • Pixie

    Awesome photo! I love this PoPville series.

  • MsSunshine

    Spectacular shot!

  • Ben

    “It often visits my bird feeder in search of house sparrows” – Ha! Gives a new name/concept to a bird feeder…..

    • MPinDC

      Haha, and how true!

  • wdc

    When are the bird lovers going to start getting mad about the hawks, the way they hate cats?

    • cate

      yea, those hawk owners are so irresponsible letting their hawks OUTSIDE

      • wdc

        Right, because every cat has an owner. Got to have someone to blame!

        • MrTinDC

          The difference is hawks are indigenous to the area, while feral cats are essentially an invasive species. But so are house sparrows, so all predators should go after them (and pigeons)!

    • CE

      I think liking hawks and being a bird lover is…consistent. Hawks being birds and all.

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